Here it is, The Career Closet’s 3rd annual scholarship search listing. With some modified changes due to websites no longer being active, these are my personal and professional best recommended sites. There are literally billions of dollars available to you for college. All you have to do is apply. There are no excuses as to why you couldn’t get a share in that loot!
Here’s the thing…
If you are a senior in high school and you need money for college next year, you need to get on the ball now. Scholarship searches are intimidating, but they are not that bad. It does not take a lot of work, just some dedication. The list below is a search engine listing. Once you get on to these websites you create a profile all about yourself. These search engines will do the work for you! Just keep checking your email throughout the day.
www.Back2college.com – aid and resources for re-entry students
www.Clubscholarship.com – part of the collegiate funding.com network and lists more than 500,000 awards
www.Collegeboard.com– offers a database with over 2,300 sources of funding
www.Collegeanswer.com – offers free scholarship searches
www.Collegeview.com – another free online scholarship search engine
www.Gocollege.com – has over 600,000 scholarships with over 8,000 funding sources
www.Fastweb.com – will match profile against thousands of scholarships throughout the year
www.Fastaid.com – says they are the oldest and largest free scholarship search engines
www.Nextstudent.com – offers free scholarship search, student loans and loan counseling
www.Scholarshipexperts.com – free online search engine of thousands of scholarships available
www.Scholarships.com– another free scholarship search engine
www.Studentawards.com– contains both U.S. and Canadian scholarship databases
www.Supercollege.com – another substantial free scholarship search engine
www.fafsa.gov– keep up with this site so that you turn in your documents
Remember, these sites can do the work for you. All you have to do is fill out your entire profile..and be honest and open!
Your Success is My Success,
Keith Lipke is a careers and college recruiter, coach, mentor and blogger at The Career Closet. His passion is to educate, inspire, and give hope to young people who need it upon their search for the right career and college.
- New Scholarship for the ‘Average Student’ (insidehighered.com)
- Pay for College – Where to Find College Scholarships (bigfuture.collegeboard.org)